Posts Tagged ‘nussoft’

FIGHTCRAB is a game about CRABS that FIGHT, okay?

FIGHTCRAB

FIGHTCRAB! You really can’t beat that title, both for accuracy and sheer satisfaction value in shouting it aloud, hence why I insist it be capitalized. The latest from oceanically obsessed Japanese indie outfit Nussoft (they of the quite bonkers Neo Aquarium: The King Of Crustaceans and its sequel, Ace of Seafood), FIGHTCRAB has been in the works for a while now, but yesterday they released their best chunk of gameplay footage yet.

Within, CRABS. And they FIGHT. Really, what more could you ask for?

FIGHTCRAB!

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Neo Aquarium: The King Of Crustaceans On Steam

NEO AQUARIUM – The King of Crustaceans – [official site] is not a new game, but it is a game about laser crabs, barnacles, and lobsters fighting each other and it does have the name NEO AQUARIUM – The King of Crustaceans – and that’s certainly worth another look at now it’s surfaced again on Steam. Though I think I might prefer the subtitle of its sequel: Ace of Seafood.

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Incredible – Neo Aquarium 2: Ace Of Seafood

Yes, this is exactly what it looks like.

I think the best way I can classify Neo Aquarium 2: Ace of Seafood is “fish-person shooter.” Or, alternatively, I suppose I can just go with “completely fucking bonkers.” In short, it’s an over-the-shoulder (fish do not have shoulders; gaming lexicon, you have failed me) third-person shooter where you’re a fish that fires lasers in an attempt to blow up worms, fish, and any other foolish bottom-feeder that dares cross your path (fish do not have paths; colloquial lexicon, you have also failed me; language is not powerful enough to handle this game). Everything explodes upon death, and it’s amazing. Also, there was totally a Neo Aquarium 1 before this. The fact that I never knew about it until now proves there is no god.

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